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ACER - Metairie

ACER - Metairie

  • Metairie, LA
  • Drug Detox
  • Outpatient

ACER - Metairie in Metairie, Louisiana, primarily focuses on providing outpatient services for individuals battling substance abuse and related mental health conditions. The facility offers evidence-based and holistic treatment approaches within a caring and supportive environment.

While specific award and license information was not provided, ACER - Metairie is committed to helping individuals overcome addiction through a range of specialized, evidence-based therapies.

  • Individual and group counseling available, fostering personal and communal support.
  • Family counseling to address and heal relational dynamics affected by addiction.
  • Intensive outpatient programs designed for comprehensive care.
  • Utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and motivational interviewing to promote lasting sobriety.

This center specializes in treating addictions to alcohol, drugs, and other substances. Individuals with co-occurring mental health conditions also benefit greatly from their services.

  • 10 Conditions Treated
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 6 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 26 Therapies & Programs
  • Multiple Locations

Conditions and Issues Treated

Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

The inappropriate use of any drug in Metairie, LA is substance abuse. This involves alcohol, medications, and illicit drugs. With a combination of physical and psychiatric therapies, drug addiction is successfully treated at ACER - Metairie. After Detox is complete, individuals follow-up with treatments treating the root cause of the addiction.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment at ACER - Metairie

Opioid addiction is known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction. Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use. It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox, ACER - Metairie in Metairie, LA offers treatment for opioids.


A dual diagnosis is when someone deals with both alcohol and mental or emotional disorder. Emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression can be part of dual diagnosis therapy. It must happen simultaneously to get care for these conditions to handle any of them effectively.

Levels of Care

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

Detoxification is a process that allows the patient to stop using opioids without experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms. This can be necessary for those who have been addicted for a long period of time or who are struggling with chronic pain. During this process, addicts will receive medication and psychological support from doctors and other medical professionals until they can control their cravings.

Intensive outpatient programs (IOP) comprise regular visits to the Louisiana facility that provides the therapy. IOP is suitable for patients who have been treated in residential treatment programs. ACER - Metairie‘s patients gradually get back to their routine life.

In outpatient programs at ACER - Metairie, the Metairie resident can live with their family while continuing with their job or studies. Treatment includes educating the patient on drug abuse, medications, and counseling sessions at the individual or group level.

Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at ACER - Metairie helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Metairie, LA, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.

Therapies & Programs

Recovery can be more effective if the entire family’s involved. Family therapy hosted by ACER - Metairie brings in the addict’s family to explore genetic factors. It gives loved ones the tools for dealing with addiction and its underlying mental issues. It is a recommended step in helping addicts adapt to sober living.

Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. Accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. With ACER - Metairie in Metairie, Louisiana, there’s no reason to go through recovery alone.

Trauma is one of the most common causes of psychological disorders. It’s often found in people with addiction diagnoses. Trauma therapy addresses this by examining the emotions and thoughts people have formed due to past traumas. Traumas are complex but trauma therapy can reduce their ability to contribute to addictive behaviors.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy is a form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It is designed for those who are prone to self-harm and suicidal behaviors. ACER - Metairie aims to help patients understand the relationship between their thoughts, feeling and behaviors and it gives them the tools to make a change. It is effective for those whose addictions and behaviors stem from extreme mental health issues.

Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, focuses on the connection between how someone feels, acts, and thinks. It shows someone how to accept responsibility for their behaviors and actions, while also strengthening a person’s awareness of the circumstances they put themselves into. It can give people attending ACER - Metairie in Metairie, Louisiana the strength to realize they were self-destructing, allowing them to finally reach out and get the help they need.

Self-defeating thoughts and habits can limit your possible successes. Some examples of this are procrastination, unhealthy eating and angry outbursts. REBT is a method of specific counseling offered by ACER - Metairie that replaces negative and self-limiting thoughts.

Rehabilitation is not just limited to bringing an individual out of addiction and achieving sobriety. It is considered complete only when an individual starts leading a normal and balanced life. Life skill therapy focuses on the various skills that helps an individual to lead a normal life. Patients often do not take care of themselves, struggle professionally and withdraw from social interaction due to the physical and emotional disturbances caused by addiction.

Life skills therapy helps them to improve various personal, professional and social skills such as cooking healthy meals, maintaining proper hygiene, budgeting, decision making, time management, regulation of emotions and resolving the interpersonal conflicts effectively.

A 12-Step Program is a common method that is used to treat addiction. This format is used for both drug and alcohol treatment. It is extremely popular and successful for large numbers of people and the staff at ACER - Metairie are trained to assist in 12-step management.

Payment Options

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Location & Contact

    ACER - Metairie Location and Directions
    2321 North Hullen Street Suite B
    Metairie, LA 70001

    Phone Number
    (504) 941-7580

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    ACER - Metairie Location and Directions


    • 2321 North Hullen Street Suite B Ste B
      Metairie, LA 70001
    • (504) 941-7580


    • Gender
      Female, Male
    • Age
      Adults (20+)
    • Modality
      Couples, Family, Group, Individuals
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Ownership
    Privately Owned


    Helpful reference information for ACER - Metairie, a drug treatment center in Louisiana located at: 2321 North Hullen Street Suite B, Metairie, LA 70001, including phone numbers, official website, and more. Listed briefly is an overview of Levels of Care, Therapies Offered, Issues Treated, and accepted forms of Payment Methods.

    Listed May 26, 2020

    Updated July 2, 2024

    Metairie, Louisiana Addiction and Treatment

    Louisiana is one of the top ten states in the nation for opioid-related deaths. One in ten high school students admits to regularly using prescription opioids for non-medical purposes. More than 225,000 Louisiana residents admit to regular heavy drinking and around 6% of the Louisiana population abuses alcohol. Marijuana use in Louisiana is most common amongst teenagers between the ages of 12 and 17 years old.

    Metairie, a suburb of New Orleans, offers a calm environment suitable for focusing on drug rehab treatment while still having access to amenities. Residents enjoy outdoor activities at Lafreniere Park, shopping at Lakeside Shopping Center, and entertainment at Jefferson Performing Arts Center. Opioid-related deaths in Jefferson Parish increased by 50% from 2020 to 2024, with fentanyl-related deaths doubling during the same period.

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